RETASTE: Rethink Food Resources, Losses, and Waste 4th International Conference, Heraklion, Greece, September 25-27, 2024

RETASTE: RETHINK FOOD Resources, losses, and waste 2023

Book of Abstracts

PROGRAM

COMMITTEES & SPEAKERS

Keynote speakers

Clara Cicatiello

Assistant Professor, Department for Innovation in Biological Systems, Food and Forestry, University of Tuscia

Panagiotis Karanis

Professor, University of Nicosia Medical School Cyprus

Katia Lasaridi

Professor, Department of Geography, Harokopio University

Gerasimos Lyberatos

Professor, School of Chemical Engineering National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Thrassyvoulos Manios

Professor, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Heraklion, Greece

Despina Papanikolaou

Head of Animal By-Product Department of Veterinary Public Health Directorate. Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food

Scientific and Organizing Committees

Harokopio University of Athens

Harokopio University is located at 70 El. Venizelou Avenue, Kallithea, Athens, Greece.

You can reach Athens by plane (ATH airport).

The University Campus is 20 minutes from the city center via public transport, 1 hour and 10 minutes from the airport and 30 minutes from the port of Piraeus, connecting Athens with most Greek islands. It is conveniently located for the main cultural and tourist attractions of Athens, such as the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, Plaka, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the Athens riviera and Flisvos Marina.

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RETASTE 2023 under the Auspices of the Ministry of Environment & Energy

Funding

The International Conference Rethink Food Resources, Losses, and Waste 2023 is organized with the financial support of the External Actions program of the Green Fund

Gold Sponsors

Parallel events

Smart Innovation Symposium #3

Friday 29th of September

A one-day event and exhibition focused on research activities and innovation of Small Medium Enterprises. This is an event that will take place in Athens for first time, after two successful repeats in Heraklion in the Hellenic Mediterranean University campus. It is estimated that about 20 SME will present their research and innovation related projects, funded either by National of European resources. At the same time, exhibition of the SMEs activities will take place allowing a strong interaction between universities and the relevant industry.

Parallel events

FOODRUS Project Funded by Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 FOODRUS​ Workshop

The Food Loss and Waste Prevention Unit of the Municipality of Halandri (Horizon 2020 FOODRUS partner) is organising a workshop (in Greek) taking place on September 29th in Athens (Greece).

Find out more​ about the FOODRUS Workshop and how to register as a workshop participant.

Parallel events

LIFE-IP CEI-GR thematic Workshop on Agro-waste

A thematic Workshop on Agro-food waste and the Bioeconomy, supported by the LIFE Integrated Project “Circular Economy Implementation in Greece” (LIFE-IP CEI-GR) will be hosted by the RETASTE Conference on 28th of September.

Find out more about the Agro-waste and the Bioeconomy Workshop.

LIFE-IP Circular Greece

Accommodation

Athens can offer a massive volume and variety of accommodation solutions for visitors all year long. We suggest you organize your trip the earliest possible, taking advantage of the quick review process. We suggest you find an accommodation near Metro Stations (Station Tavros) and Bus Stops (Bus lines 500, 040, 1, 5) that will allow you quick access to the venue. Also, you could choose hotels nearby and use a taxi services, taking advantage of the reasonable respective fares.

Finally, if you wish to come with your own car, Harokopio University has free parking space for you to park. You will only need to print the respective sign that will be emailed to you on request and place it in you wind screen.